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strike-slip fault


A type of fault whose surface is typically vertical or nearly so. The motion along a strike-slip fault is parallel to the strike of the fault surface, and the fault blocks move sideways past each othe [..]
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strike-slip fault


A fault on which the movement is parallel to the fault’s strike.
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strike-slip fault


fracture in Earth's crust where tectonic movement is left (sinistral) or right (dextral), but rarely vertical.
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strike-slip fault


A nearly vertical fault with side-slipping displacement.
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strike-slip fault


A fault whose relative displacement is purely horizontal. Stromatolites in Shark Bay, Western Australia
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strike-slip fault


(geology) A fault where two blocks move horizontally in opposite directions along the fault line.
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